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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – International attention the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has received for its 3-D printed presidential candidate bobblehead project is just the beginning, the chamber says. The chamber is using the life-sized bobbleheads of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to promote the area as a hub of advanced manufacturing research and business in the […]

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

WARREN, Ohio — Progress at the Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center was slow at first, board President John Pogue says, but the business incubator has found its stride. “We started from scratch,” the Warren attorney says. “I’d have to say we’ve made great progress.” TBEIC, as it’s known, specializes in early-stage energy startups, Pogue says. […]

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The resurfacing of a large portion of South Avenue – long a source of frustration for motorists along the corridor — should commence in a few weeks, city officials said Tuesday. The Board of Control approved a contract worth $829,240.99 with Butch & McCree Paving Inc. of Hillsville, Pa., for the work. […]

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Business Incubator, in partnership with the Burton D. Morgan Foundation and America Makes, will again host its technology startup competition with an emphasis on additive manufacturing. AMPED 2016 will offer startups a chance to earn an equity investment of up to $100,000 based on meeting specific milestones. Last year, three […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Nominations are now being accepted for the 25 Under 35 Awards sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals and the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley. The program honors young professionals who will be recognized at an awards ceremony Feb. 9 at Stambaugh Auditorium during which three honorees will receive special accolades […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta – TransCanada Corp. announced Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group Inc., whose assets include the Hickory Bend gathering and processing system in the Mahoning Valley. “This acquisition is a tremendous opportunity to obtain a competitively positioned, growing network of regulated natural gas pipelines and storage assets in the […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

CALGARY, Alberta – TransCanada Corp. announced Friday that it has completed its acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group Inc., whose assets include the Hickory Bend gathering and processing system in the Mahoning Valley. “This acquisition is a tremendous opportunity to obtain a competitively positioned, growing network of regulated natural gas pipelines and storage assets in the […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Average retail gasoline prices in Ohio fell 10.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.18 per gallon, according to GasBuddy.com’s daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in the state. Nationally, the average has fallen 3.0 cents per gallon over the past week to $2.26 per gallon. In the Youngstown-Warren area, […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

KENT, Ohio — David Dees, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean and chief administrative officer of the Kent State University Columbiana County campuses, effective July 1. He replaces Stephen Nameth, Ph.D., who served as dean of the Salem and East Liverpool campuses since 2012. The appointment was announced by Todd Diacon, Kent State senior vice […]

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – “It’s a culture shock,” every time Larry Schwimmer travels to Youngstown and visits GLI Products Inc., the manufacturer of pool products of which he is co-owner in the Salt Springs Industrial Park. “I’ve never seen a company where it’s like a family. Everybody loves each other. They have fun. They thank me […]

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